• Dr. Anilkumar K K Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, NS S Hindu College, Changanancherry, Kottayam, Kerala, India


Dasapushpam, Medicinal Plants, Anti-Microbial, Anti-Inflammatory


Medicinal plants are the major source of raw materials of drugs. Indian subcontinent is a vast repository of medicinal plants used in traditional medical systems. Therapeutic properties of medicinal plants are useful in healing various diseases and the advantage of these medicinal plants is being 100% natural. A combination of Medicinal plants has curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substances of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. These plant metabolites, according to their composition, are grouped as alkaloids, glycosides, corticosteroids, essential oils etc. Dasapushpam is a collection of 10 plants, all of them are herbs and they grow profusely in Kerala. They are all medicinally important and have taxonomic variations.


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Dr. Anilkumar K K. (2017). A REVIEW ON SYSTEMATICS AND PHYTOCHEMICAL STUDIES OF DASAPUSHPAM. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(11). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2991